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August 26, 2021

Lechuga – Boa Vista Line, Brazil

By Carmen

Lechuga – Boa Vista Line is a 500kV overhead line with a length of 715km from Lechuga, Roraima, Brazil, to Boa Vista, Roraima, Brazil.

Construction works on the Lechuga – Boa Vista Line started in 2014 and the project was commissioned in 2015.


The Lechuga – Boa Vista Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Centrais Eletricas do Norte do Brasil. The Lechuga – Boa Vista Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC).

Lechuga – Boa Vista Line project development status

The development of the Lechuga – Boa Vista Line project was approved by Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil in 2014 and the project works were completed in 2015.

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About Centrais Eletricas do Norte do Brasil

Centrais Eletricas do Norte do Brasil SA (Eletronorte) a subsidiary of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, carries out the production and transmission of electric power. The company’s service offerings include power supply, power outage, technical inspection, purchasing and contracting, public calling, supply management, energy savings tips, energy trading, energy efficiency, and energy safety activities. Eletronorte supplies electricity across Amazon – Acre, Amapa, Maranhao, Amazonas, Para, Mato Grosso, Roraima, Rondonia, and Tocantins through national interconnected system. The company also supplies electricity to buyers from other regions of the country.


All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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